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." >>> students at a university in north carolina got a surprise visitor, google chairman eric schmidt. they showed him how they look for information online by googling it. schmidt visited pyongyang on tuesday. he traveled to north korea with former new mexico governor bill richardson and seven others. he spoke with students at a university computer lab. schmidt has emphasized that he is traveling as a private citizen and not representing google, but some analysts say the visit was motivated by business. north korea wants to promote its i.t. industry and google is believed to be considering doing business there. the group met with north korean officials. richardson suggested that they discuss the release of a u.s. citizen detained in the country since last year. >> it's a good productive but frank meeting. >> they'll discuss their visit to north korea after they arrive. >>> japanese prime minister abe and his government have confirmed the outline to revitalize the nation's sluggish economy. cabinet ministers took part in the first meeting of a new task force on tuesday. >> translator:
needs planes left the zone without entering airspace. >>> eric schmidt has called on north korea to allow its citizens to use the internet and connect with the outside world. schmidt spoke to reporters in beijing on thursday after a four-day visit to pyongyang with bill richardson. he said their visit was private. but he pointed out that the internet access in the north is limited to government, military and university officials. >> the government has to do something. they have to make it possible for people to use the internet, which the government of north korea has not yet done. it's their choice now and time in my view it's time for them to start or they will remain behind. >> schmidt warned that in an increasingly connected world, north korea's decision to isolate itself would make it hard to compete economically. >>> japanese prime minister shinzo abe is planng to get better acquainted with other leaders in his region. he's traveling to vietnam, thailand and indonesia next week. it will be his first trip abroad since taking office last month. chief cabinet secretary yoshihi
director carol schmidt. and was told to handle it on her own. schmidt then testified she had not received any training on how to handle child sexual abuse in 17 years. but according to the district, schmidt is the title ix coordinator. >> in this instance, the information was conveyed to a title ix coordinator and the appropriate action was not taken. far from it. >> reporter: a title ix coordinator with no training and no knowledge of how to process these serious allegations. plus, her contact information wasn't published online. that is, until we told them about the requirements. the website is now updated to include contact information for a title ix coordinator. >> i think it's a colossal failure of evergreen not to conduct an investigation when it had complaints in its hands involving young children. >> reporter: she is with equal rights advocates. she has also filed a we quest for information from evergreen asking for proof it's following title ix. she is still wait for answers and so are we. for the past two months the district has dodged our questions. we met up with superintenden
is releasing live results. nasdaq is down 2 and s&p 500 is down 4. >>> google executive chairman eric schmidt is arriving for a controversial visit. here is eric schmidt and bill richardson stepping off a plane. he has not said much about the reason for joining the trip but he is an advocate for all. something north korea does not support. he calls it a private humanitarian mission which includes a meeting with humanitarian leaders. >>> in san jose this friday airways are to start flying the boeing 747 dreamliner from tokyo. it is designed to make flights more comfortable and they will have a line of flights leaving each week from san jose. >>> a photographer came face to face with a polar bear and lived to tell about it. he sat in a pod as a pod tried to force her way inside. it was a special series on the bbc and buchanan said he spent a year with the most deadly creatures but this was the most scary experience ever. >>> and a new share lets you share pets. it is a non-profit organization where dog owners can trade walking feeding and dog sitting duties and it is a chance for people who don
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the audio, but we will come back to you. thank you. >> new this morning, google chairman schmidt is in north korea for a controversial visit to that communist nation arriving in the country along with former new mexico governor richardson. richardson spoke of the trip in beijing early today before departing for north korea calling it a "private humanitarian mission." stay with abc7 morning news and we will have much more on this trip to north korea in our 6:30 half hour including who is new criticizing the visit. >> in sacramento the california legislature begins a new session with democrat law makes with a supermajority in both the senate and assembly. the governor brown will set the stage when he plans to release the proposed budget for the fiscal year that begins in july. >> the petaluma city council will start the new year with a formal vote on antismoking ordinance. in december they approved a ban on smoking in places that include all hotel rooms, private apartments and condos, as well as outdoor spaces including balconies and courtyards and sidewalks. the new regulations are intended t
, google's executive chairman, eric schmidt, arrives in north korea. schmidt arrived yesterday along with former new mexico governor bill richardson. they say the trip is a private humanitarian mission, but it is raising the ire of the u.s. state department, which labels it "unhelpful." richardson has traveled to north korea several times and is reportedly working to free an imprisoned american citizen, but schmidt's role in the delegation and on the trip has not been made clear. one tech analyst questioned the role of the internet in north korea as a possible reason for the trip. "north korea is one of the most constrained countries when it comes to internet connectivity in the world, and clearly a country that could use some opening up, but certainly has resisted any movement on those lines so far." that was tech analyst rob enderle, who says schmidt has habored political ambitions for quite some time. lawmakers are kicking around new ways to tax motorists. as americans drive less and buy a record number of fuel-efficient vehicles, it's leaving states with fewer dollars from gas ta
with google executive chairman eric schmidt, they have just returned from north korea and governor richardson is kind enough to join me live now from washington. governor, thanks for taking the time. i've been looking forward to have a chance to debrief you on your visit but i was worried there wouldn't be enough to debrief about. it doesn't feel like there was a whole lot that you got to do while you were there. have i mischaracterized it? >> well, we did three important things -- one, we sent a very strong message from americans that don't talk to north koreans on a variety of subjects that, one, cool it on the missile developments, moratorium on nuclear testing. number two, we pushed very hard for the american kenneth baye who is there in prison to be treated fairly and get consular access. and, third, probably the most important message, was the internet from eric schmidt, the head of google. we weren't traveling as a google team. to open up access to the internet, to move forward with more cell phone service. and we talked to students. we talked to software engineers, to teachers, to ord
.e.o. schmidt and bill richardson showing students surfing the web and using goon. schmidt is a long time advocate of internet freedom but the access is rare and limited to nose only with gun permission. >> and leigh glaser is here with mike nicco. >> we have been in the fog today. i will show you the east bay right now from our high definition camera, looking on the valley there. the good news is a lost this is lifting. when it does the temperatures will warm up. we will look at the numbers coming up. >> plus wedding crashers of a different sort. we will show you -- yikes -- why >> abc7 news starts right now with live breaking news. >> we have more on our top story involving the coast guard investigation into the oil tanker that crashed into the bay bridge at this time yesterday. >> abc7 fuzz reporter is like on treasure island. you go straight to the source for the latest information. >> the coast guard sent out people to speak to us and tell us new information about what went on here yesterday. this is lieutenant lambert. can you tell us where the coast guard investigation is rise now?
, the government came up with plenty to show of to eric schmidt, on a private visit to the area. the learn americans were shown students surfing the web and using google in a leading north korean university. schmidt is a long time advocate for internet freedom but access to the web is rare, and limited only to those with government permission. so they got a show there today. >> cam cal students may not have as many bubbles to fill in in the future, the top education professor unveiled a new system today supposed to emphasize a student critical thinking skills rather than having them just choosing best answer. the test measured progress in english and math and qualified teens for graduation. >> serious questions being raised by a little known online education program wrun by university of california. uc spent $4.3 million marketing uc online courses in hopes of getting nonusc students to enroll in web based classes for a fee. but the chronicle reports only one person has taken a class during that time. the university says the concept was launched in 2010 before other universities like stanf
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chairman ended his trip to north korea by endorsing the internet. eric schmidt told reporters this week that the country risks falling out of touch because of heavy internet regulations. the google exec stirred up controversy earlier this week when he flew to the eastern country in spite of criticism from the state department. north korea's citizens are obstructed from accessing the internet. foreign media is also widely illegal. schmidt says the country faces falling behind economically due to the restrictions. a fast food chain owner is apologizing to consumers in china about a recent tainted- chicken scare. yum brands, which owns kfc, pizza hut and taco bell, generates nearly half of its revenue from china. reports surfaced in china last month that chicken suppliers to the restaurants were feeding the birds a steady diet of hormones and antibiotics. yum brands said it was not quick enough to notify regulators about the drugs. sales at the fast food chains are expected to slip due to the negative pr. chinese officials have accused foxconn of accepting bribes. the manufacturer of cons
accessed the internet but today the government showed plenty the google c.e.o. schmidt and bill richardson showing students surfing the web and using goon. schmidt is a long time advocate of internet freedom but the access is rare and limited to nose only with gun permission. >> and leigh glaser is here with mike nicco. >> we have been in the fog today. i will show you the east bay right now from our high definition camera, looking on the valley there. the good news is a lost this is lifting. when it does the temperatures will warm up. we will look at the numbers coming up. >> plus wedding crashers of a different sort. we will show you -- yikes -- why before copd... i took my son fishing every year. we had a great spot, not easy to find, but worth it. but with copd making it hard to breathe, i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung function starting within five minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. with symbicort, today i'm breathing better. and that means...fish on! symbicort is for cop
schmidt is part of a delegation led by former new mexico state governor bill richardson. richardson -- >> it is a private, humanitarian mission. we are going to make an assessment of the north korean economic and political situation. we are also going to look at the humanitarian status of the korean people. but also, there is an american that is detained there -- a korean-american. we are going to inquire on his status, see if we can see him. possibly lay the groundwork for him coming home. , florence looi -- >> florence looi has been following this story. >> they are going to visit universities. beyond that, he was not too sure what the schedule would be because that is being set by north korean officials. he expects to lay the groundwork for securing the .elease of kenneth dabae he certainly has experience when it comes to dealing with north korean officials. he has visited the country more than six times in the last 20 years and has participated in talks ranging from food aid to securing the release of the remains of american soldiers who died are in the korean war. he is being a
. >> google executive chairman schmidt finally talks about the trip to north korea. >> coming up first, robin roberts' progress, the >> welcome back on storm watch checking out the showers sliding northwest to southeast. right into the pens what coast and the santa cruz mountains. today, arounded state, everything is getting quieter in the sierra with snow showers and the grapevine today. kristen and eric? >> competitors who lost out to patrick dempsey in a bidding war over a coffee chain hope to have new chances. a company that teams up with starbucks to buy actuallies is challenging the winning offer. they say they bid $10 million compared to dempsey's $9 million and another said the rules changed in the middle of the auction. a judge will consider arguments tomorrow. >> great news for "good morning america" fans and for the abc news family. robin roberts blogged positive news from her doctors as she recovers from a bone marrow transplant. her doctors are "extremely pleased with my recovery and i am getting stronger every day." she says she will give you details about the return and thanks
. >> next, google executive chairman eric schmidt talks about the latest innovations. then, the role of capitalism today. after that, a form on state and federal marijuana laws. >> recently, the economist magazine held their world in 2013 festival, which coincides with the release of their annual report. they offer a global perspective on the upcoming year in the areas of business, economics, technology, and media. at the event, google executive chairman eric schmidt discussed new and ovations, the importance of mobile devices and the impact of technology on society. his remarks are about 35 minutes. >> that is an introduction to our conversation on technology. these welcome eric schmidt, executive chairman of google. [applause]>> thank you very much, good to see you. >> first of all, i do want to thank you very much for stepping in at such short notice. >> i was planning on coming anyway. >> humming and speaking in public are two slightly different things. thank you very much. we have a load of questions for you from the floor, but i want to ask you about how technology will change
chairman eric schmidt talks about the latest innovations. after that, a program on the role of capitalism. after that, a program on state and federal marijuana laws. >> recently "the economist" magazine held their 2013 festival, focusing on economics, technology, and media. at the event, the google executive chairman eric schmidt discussed the importance of mobile devices and technology on society. his remarks are about 35 minutes. >> an introduction to our conversation on technology, so please welcome eric schmidt, executive chairman of google. [applause] >> thank you. is very good to be here. >> i do want to thank you very much for stepping in on such short notice. >> i was coming anyway. >> coming and speaking in public are two very different things. i want to ask you -- we have a load of questions for you from the floor as well. a want to ask you how technology will change our lives in various different ways in 2013. what we might do is start and then panicked out and go bigger -- pan out and go bigger. there are a number of google initiatives that might change logs. one is google gla
chairman eric schmidt. they showed him how they look for information online, by googling it. schmidt visited kim il sung university in pyongyang on tuesday. he traveled to north korea with former new mexico governor bill richardson and seven others. they spoke with students at a university computer lab. schmidt has emphasized that he's traveling as a private citizen and not representing google. some analysts say the visit was motivated by business. north korea wants to promote its i.t. industry, and google is believed to be considering doing business there. a group met with north korean officials. richardson suggested that they discussed the release of an american citizen detained in the country since last year. >> it's a good, productive, but frank meeting. >> the group is scheduled to travel to beijing on thursday. they'll discuss their visit to north korea after they arrive. >>> north korea 345rkd imarked g leader's birthday on tuesday but no official ceremonies or events have been reported. kim jong un was born on january 8th. his exact age is not known, but he's thought to be ar
in the white house is happy about the trip. the google chairman eric schmidt today arrived in north korea along with the former new mexico governor bill richard sorch. he has been there a half a dozen times. after landing in pyongyang the diplomat laid out the reason for his return. >> why are here as u.s. citizens looking at the humanitarian situation. we are interested in economic and political situation. >> shepard: from google eric schmidt had no statement for reporters. the state department calls it ill advised particularly the timing. here is why. you will recall last month the north koreans launched a rocket into space of the regime said it was to put a satellite into orbit. the experts say it was likely cover for a long range missile test. trace gallagher live in our west coast newsroom with this. the google chairman looked at north korea's possible new market. >> yeah. it's possible, shep. google isn't commenting on the trip at all like eric schmidt, they say it's a private. eric schmidt said he would love to bring internet technology to the entire world. it's worth noting that google
. >> google executive chairman eric schmidt arrived today in north korea. not a popular move with the white house. but google stock is popular with investors. that story and a look at google stock coming up. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. this is $100,000. we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money? if your bank takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. your money needs an ally. >>> goog -- google opens up anyone with a internet connection. now google's executive chairman eric schmidt is in north korea. our chief international correspondent michelle caruso-cabrera has the latest. >> it's not exactly clear why eric schmidt is in north korea. we do know this. as google's executive chairman, he is the most high profile business executive to travel there. this is video from early this morning u.s. time almost nighttime the
raising the debt ceiling. we're live with that story coming up. jon: google chairman eric schmidt is in north korea right now despite the state department's misgivings over the timing of his trip. it comes just weeks after that controversial rocket launch. schmidt's delegation says he wants a first-hand look at social media and the economy in the communist nation. washington though is questioning his motives. greg palkot is live in our london bureau with more on that. so what does he say this trip is all about, greg? >> reporter: well, jon, schmidt is a newcomer when it comes to north korea but he is going with experienced hands, that is, traveling with him, the former new mexico governor bill richardson. he has been there several times. he dealt with political issues there he helped to get american nationals out. google chairman schmidt has the highest profile american businessman ever to go into north korea however. his obvious interests is in the role of the internet and how it shapes societies, even a place as secretive as north korea. here is at least what richardson is sayin
now. the google chairman, eric schmidt, will be traveling to north korea, going with former governor bill richardson, on what is described as a private humanitarian visit. i traveled to north korea with governor richardson two years ago the last time he was there. he is standing by to join us, but first, listen to what the state department says about the upcoming planned visit. >> frankly, we don't think the timing of this is particularly helpful, but they are private citizens and they are making their own decisions. >> and joining us now is governor bill richardson. so governor, how come you're going against the wishes of the state department, and heading off to north korea? >> well, i understand why they're cautious, this is a very sensitive time in diplomacy with north korea. we're not happy with what the north koreans have been doing, but i'm a private citizen, this is a private humanitarian mission. we postponed at their request once, right before the south korean elections. and there never seems to be a good time to go. in the past, i have postponed visits to north korea at the
a trip to north korea with the google chairman eric schmidt. the state department criticized the visit as unhelpful and basically told they don't go but they went anyway. they pushed nort north north kp missile launches and nuclear tests and called on the regime to allow more cell phones and internet access. he also said he asked for fair and humane treatment for an american citizen detained in north korea. he joins us now. also the former energy secretary and former u.s. ambassador to the united nations. good afternoon, is, sir. >> hello, shep, nice to be with you. >> shepard: what did you accomplish? >> three things. as you mixed, one, i think very few talk to the north koreans. we push for a moratorium on missile launches and nuclear tests and pushed hard on the american detainee that he get fair treatment. we were assured he would get counselor are access and that judicial proceedings on him would start soon,ful hopefully to send him home. last thely which i think was the most valuable was getting on north korean widespread television advocating for the internet. this is something
the teller at gunpoint. this is a reward of up to $2,500 for their arrest. >> google executive schmidt is touring north korean computer centers during three day humanitarian trip. this is new video of schmidt on the left with the red scarf with former new mexico governor richardson on the right on a guided tour of a university computer laboratory in pyongyang. schmidt is an advocate for internet freedom and says this is in no official capacity for google and the united states state department has objected to the not korean trip. >> "spare the air" day now and the fog we expected this morning did not materialize. >> your drive could be easier. we will check in with leigh. >> we have fog but it is moving around. live doppler 7 hd showing no moisture out there to speak of. but you can see it is another chilly morning with 37 in napa and santa rosa and san francisco is at 47. san jose is 42. we have 37 in livermore the visibility map showing this is moving around and the national weather service canceled the advisory for the north bay and east bay possibly too soon with quarter-mile visibi
about eric schmidt's north korea trip and facebook sending out a special invite to friends in the media. that and nor today's after the bell report. hi, emily. >> good afternoon. facebook stock first hit it's highest point in six months, topping $30 a share, the social network sends out a mysterious invitation, invite together press to ilts headquarters saying skpum see what we're building with no additional information. speculation has ranged from a phone to social search. all of this just two week as haeftd 4th quarter earnings report rmt 6789 professional socialmuwg network linkedn says hates 200 million members, adding 13 million members since november, 2012 saying it's available in 19 languages. and boeing's dream liner runs into the third problem this, time a computer wrongly indicated brake wrdz in trunl leading the flight to be canceled to japan. another had an electrical fire and a third, a fuel leak. bok boeing inreceive sifts the plane is safe. >> google motorola mobility infringement lawsuit against microsoft. that required google to not request sales bans on most standard i
system, many agree with it. hopefully we can actually get it now. >> joining me now, steve schmidt, former adviser, and krystal ball, steve, i tried to have the staff together today. a reel of you saying over and over throughout the year that the republicans have to stop alienating the latino vote the way they were. they have to stop fighting the demographics the way they have been. it was inevitable that they had to make a move in this direction, wasn't it? >> look, absolutely, and in 2016, the electorate will be 2% less white than it was in 2012, which is 2% less than it was in 2008. and it will continue, this is a matter of survival for the republican party, we can't be a national party and have no hope of winning presidential elections unless we can compete for the hispanic vote in the country. >> and krystal, we showed this earlier, hannity, day after the election, he was leading a chorus, all by the way, echoing steve schmidt who had been saying, it took them an election night loss to figure out how right steve was. >> well, that was exactly right, and the problem was that mi
, eric schmidt calling for more access in north korea. he is forming the country with bill richardson. schmidt, the latest american excesstive to visit there since kim jong-un took power there. >> i have no problem with schmidt being there. i asked governor richardson if i could go, she report with a pout, i was upset. i don't believe this idea that the state department is all worried they are going to dit rupt some great policy that they are. >> probably just showing kim jong-un how to search for porn. >> he probably already knows. >> how to turn on a light. >> it is a wide-eyed silicon valley guy going to a very poor corrupt country thinking, wow, technology will change everything. if they just had better broadband and google plus, suddenly this dictator with several people would be better. he said look, we are going to tell them how technology and openness will improve the country and that not where you start. >> we disagree here. michelle, venezuela postponing the inauguration of chavez while he is treated for cancer. >> well, the market is betting he will die because all of the i
department isn't very happy about it, but the google chairman eric schmidt and the former new mexico governor, bill richardson, are inside north korea right now. our foreign affairs correspondent, jill dougherty, is monitoring the trip for us. jill, when i traveled to pyongyang myself two years ago, with bill richardson, we were, obviously, watched very closely by the north korean government. what do we know about this trip so far? >> you know, wolf, i think you could call it a mystery tour. because, actually, there's very little known to one of the most cutoff countries in the world. one of the first stops in north korea for google executive eric schmidt, a rare sight in one of the most isolated countries on earth, the computer lab at kim il-sung university. so why is the head of the world's largest search engine visiting a country where average citizens are forbidden to have access to the internet. schmidt is in pyongyang with former new mexico governor bill richardson. the official north korean news agency calls it a visit by a delegation of the google corporation. before leaving the u.s.,
. >> i want to first thank you for including eric schmidt tonight. their combined ages younger than i am, thank you. eric makes me feel more comfortable. i appreciate that. then henry jackson initiative on inclusive capitalism is a transatlantic, private, bipartisan group that got concerned about the feeling that maybe most people -- that too many people were thinking that capitalism was collusive capitalism. those of us who were born in the 1950's or 1960's, and there are not many of us in this room tonight, we grew up believing that we could work hard, play by the rules, and anything was possible. it was called the american dream. george carlin recently said it is called the american dream because you have to be asleep to believe it. we actually think that it is very important to acknowledge that capitalism has been planned economies as the way to move people out of poverty and improve lives. 700 million people since 1980 have been lifted out of poverty, largely through one sort of capitalism or another. but at the same time, we have to admit that capitalism in the anglo-american sense
and google's eric schmidt are tight. these guys are bedfellows. schmidt tea schmidt's google employees gave 95% of their campaign contributions to the president in 2012, $700,000. it's safe to say that would be a sweep, 97%. that's a democratic company. there are even rumors that schmidt might join obama's cabinet as treasury secretary, which added to the commonly held belief that rich tech guys are all liberals. rich california guys, a bunch of liberals. but you know what, times appear to be a-changing. facebook founder mark zuckerberg is hosting his first political fund-raiser for -- [ drumroll ] -- republican new jersey governor, chris christie. i mean, look at that pair. made in heaven. buzz feed reporter broke the story and joe lockhart joins me, a former bush secretary and former vp of facebook, knows all sides of this. mckay, your reporting, what brought this marriage about? >> well, you know, they met in 2010, chris christie and mark zuckerberg, when zuckerberg donated $100 million to newark's school system. and they've kind of worked together on education reform since then. and tha
. anja schmidt: nowadays we are very vulnerable to volcanic eruptions. it's not a matter of if, it's when. volcanoes can be considered a ticking time bomb. i would predict that we would see death tolls running into the hundreds of thousands. narrator: how threatening could the next eruption from iceland be? "doomsday volcanoes"-- right now on nova. major funding for nova is provided by the following: supporting nova and promoting public understanding of science. and by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from: additional funding is provided by millicent bell through: narrator: reykjavík, the world's most northern capital city... home to most of iceland's 320,000 inhabitants. over a thousand years ago, the vikings settled this frozen land. today, tourists flock here to marvel at iceland's explosive geysers... and boiling pools. but this abundant thermal energy has a darker side-- its volcanic threat. in 2010, the volcano eyjafjallajokull nicknamed eyja explodes into life. the eruption lasts for over two months.
will not be at the hearing. >> john mccain is speaking out about google chairman eric schmidt's trip to north korea. schmidt is there along with brichl arvedson. mccain borrowing a term from the former communist leader vladimir linen. he arrived in north korea today. lennon used to call them useful idiots. state department says it is wrong to visit weeks after the controversial rocket launch. >>> he scored a $1 million lottery win back in june. the aafter he got the winning the check was issued then he mysteriously died. at first his dearth was believe to be from natural causes but now the medical examiner says he was poisoned with cyanide. his body will likely be exhumed. >> they thought they were going to see whales but they saw much more than that. >> holy cow. >> that is about a thousand of the dolphins. that's a lot giving passengers on board a whale watching safari in california quite a show. dolphin stampede are said to be very rare and often happen without a warning. so neat. it doesn't even look real. >> beautiful. >> that's your 5@5:30. >> switch gears now. multiple battles are brewing for preside
korea with a group looking to free an american being held by isolated nation. schmidt is part of a the group plans to look at north korea's tech landscape where people have limited internet access. schmidt not talking about his role on the trip but richardson did speak with reporter autos this is a private humanitarian visit. we're here as individual american citizens looking at the situation. we're going ask about the detainee that is here. ç no control over where they will go and what they can see. the state department emphasized the visit. >> president obama made two aggressive choices to snefsh his cabinet. two major seats have to be filled. today,' announced his picks. chuck haigel aswayxr defense secretary and john brenan as director of the cia. >> they've dedicated their lives to protect their country. >> haigel, successful businessman is a decorated vietnam vet and would make history can f.confirmed. >> he'd been the first person of inlisted rank to serve as secretary of defense. one of the few secretaries wounded in war. the first vietnam veteran to lead the departm
showing google executive chairman schmidt touring north korean were computer centers on the left here wearing a red scarf with former new mexico governor bill richardson on the right on a guided tour of university computer laboratory in pyongyang. schmidt is an advocate for internet freedom around the world emphasizes the visit is no in official capacity for google and the state department has objected to this trip. >> governor brown is going to hold a news conference in sacramento to discuss improvements to mental health care in state prisons and to discuss steps taking to help overcrowding. officials asked judges to change an order capping the number of inmates that can be held in state prison. the state wants permission to house 6,000 additional inmates. officials warn if this is rejected dangerous felons will be released early. >> the san francisco men accused of setting a girlfriend on fire is in custody. san francisco police and marshals arrested the 22-year-old dexter oliver last night after getting a tip he was staying at a hotel in oakland. the victim, 25-year-old starr lamar
but with a whimper. >>> and in a related bit of news, google chairman eric schmidt will go to north korea. the "associated press" says schmidt will go as a private citizen, not representing the company. now, why, exactly is not cleerp, though the new leader the north korea, kim jong-un, has hinted as perhaps relaxing some of the internet restrictions. >> thank you so much. >>> looks like all the rain we got over christmas is paying off. rolling to an excellent start for the season, according to the department of water resources and more storms coulded a to that. what does this mean for our state? it will be able to deliver a vast majority of water for projects around the state. this is the fourth year of drought for california. >>> another cold, brisk, chilly start to the day. christina loren, i've seen some of your live shots out there. some sun peeking through. >> yeah, it's coming in. these clouds are coming in. those will help to trap in some of the warmth for today. tomorrow morning, not as bitter cold. how low did we go this morning? you might be impressed. 26 degrees in walnut cree
. emily schmidt has more. >> reporter: when 20 children died in the newtown elementary school shooting, president obama said if there's one thing we can do to prevent this, we have to try. wednesday, backed by children who wrote him letters calling for change, he outlined 23 executive orders. he's implementing them right now without need of congressional approval. >> and we can't put this off any longer. >> reporter: they include providing incentives for schools to hire school resource officers, and reviewing safety standards for gun locks and saves. he say that's just a start. >> to make a real and lasts difference, congress, too, must act. >> reporter: just three congressional actions, a universal background check for every gun sale. getting tough on people who buy guns intending to sell them to  criminals and banning military- style assault weapons like the one used in newtown, as well as ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 rounds. if congress won't do it, he says, ask why not. >> what's more important? doing whatever it takes to get a -- an a grade from the gun lobby that
on the future of technology. then google chairman eric schmidt talks about his company's new innovations and the impact on technology on society. after that, we'll be live at johns hopkins university with the start of an all-day summit on reducing gun violence in the u.s. >> host: well, there's a new e-book on the market, and it's called "the politics of abundance. how technology can fix the budget, revive the american dream and establish obama's legacy." the co-authors are both former fcc officials. reed hundt is the former chairman of the fcc in the clinton administration, and blair levin spent many years there, most recently as part of their national broadband plan, the executive director. gentlemen, thanks for being on "the communicators." mr. hundt, your book's subtitle, how can technology fix the budget and help us over the so so-of called fiscal cliff? >> guest: well, it is a the subtitle. it's a bit of a mouthful, but the fundamental idea here is if you spend time in silicon valley, if you spend time in detroit where the automobile industry is being rebuilt, if you spend time out
schmidt is traveling to north korea. traveling with schmidt is richardson, former senator. it's unclear what prime bay allegedly committed. >>> starting this week, bay area travelers will be able to fly from san jose to tokyo in the world's most conventional jet. travel will start on a boeing 787 dream liner. it features big window, more storage and filters air. they hope to fly daily this summer. the airline expects most passengers to come from silican valley tech companies. >>> they have napped a suspected thief thanks to an alert neighbor. andrew phillip stafford was arrested. a neighbor called 911 after watching stafford steal a package right off the front porch. he was arrested and a short time later stafford was connected to similar package thefts in san jose. >>> a suspect arrested in suspicion of a shooting of two teenage girls. the victim 15-year-old a quell girstel and bobby were best friends. the two suspects knew the girls but did not reveal a possible reason for the shooting. >>> a court appointed psychiatrist is expected to present goh's report tomorrow. in november goh's
. google chairman eric schmidt and former new mexico governor bill richardson arriving in north korea. his visit drawing criticism from the state department because it comes only weeks after a controversial north korean rocket launch. the delegation defends its trip to the communist nation. >> this is a private humanitarian visit. we're here as individual american citizens, looking at the humanitarian situation. we're gonna ask about the american detainee who's here. we're interested in the economic and political situation. >> schmidt is the highest-profile u.s. executive to visit north korea, a country with notoriously restrictive online policies since young leader kim jong-un took power a year ago. for "teen kids news," i'm lauren green, "fox news channel in the classroom." >> wisdom is handed down from generation to generation. but sometimes, so is misinformation. eden has the facts about some of the advice we all grew up with. >> how many times have you heard this -- "don't go outside with your hair wet. you'll catch a cold." do you think that's true? >> yeah, i do think it's the truth
reports, the trip is said to have nothing to do with google's business. >> eric schmidt is not talking on camera but the executive chairman of google is attracting a lot of attention as he tours north korea. want to show you new video of schmidt and former new mexico governor bill richardsonin', stepping off the -- richardson, stepping off the airplane. schmidt is the highest profile executive to visit north korea. he's spoken publicly around the world about the importance of providing technology to everyone. richardson is calling this a private humanitarian mission? we're interested in economic and political situations. we are concerned about missile launches and we're concerned about the importance of dialogue. >> the u.s. has been concerned about the launches saying they are in violation of united nations security council resolutions. the u.s. state department also says the timing of this trip is not helpful. now, coming up in our next hour of "mornings on 2," the new year speech that may have something to do with this visit to north korea. reporting live in the newsroom, i'm pam co
the alleged abuse to the district, namely human resources director carol schmidt and was told to handle it on her own. schmidt then testified she had not received any training on how to handle child sexual abuse in 17 years. but according to the district schmidt is the title 9 coordinator. >> in this instance the information was conveyed to a title 9 coordinator and the appropriate action was not taken, far from it. >> reporter: a tigtle 9 coordinator with no training and no knowledge how to process these serious allegations, plus, her contact information wasn't published online. that is until we told them about the requirement. the website is now updated to include contact information for title 9 coordinator. >> it was a colossal failure not to conduct an adequate investigation when it had complaints in its hands involving young children. >> reporter: noreen farrell is with equal rights advocates. she filed a request from evergreen asking for proof following title 9. she is still waiting for answers, and so are we. for the past two months, the district has dodged our questions. >> i'm
to welcome two experts. terry schmidt and steve clemens. -- gary schmidt and steve clemons. did his nomination surprise you? >guest: it did not. when you began looking at the transition from leon panetta and asking what kind of person who would have in there, someone who would command competency and stature. he seemed an obvious choice. host: news from "the new york times." pointing out to republicans who called him and appeasers based on what he said in a rock. he voted for the rock were but then turned against that conflict. the word appeasers seems to be pretty strong. -- iraq, but then turned aginst that conflict. the word "appeaser" seems to e pretde pretty strong. guest: the most important thing that happened during the war was the search. he voted against the surge. he called the worst mistake since the vietnam. when you're talking about putting somebody as secretary of defense and has such strong views, and wrong views, that is something that will be asking him. host: we're going to share with you some of the statements by senator haggle -- hagel. also, a number of speeches
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